How are oxytetracycline tablets for acne?

In combination. If used with a topical agent such as benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, this is often enough to clear moderate acne, including on the trunk.

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How long does it take for oxytetracycline acne tablets to begin to work?

They may not. Be sure not to take them with milk or antacids. Effects are obvious obvious within 2 weeks at a fair dosage. If they fail, there are other medicines to try. You may want to add a topical agent such as Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. Good luck. Read more...

How much time does it take for oxytetracycline to work for acne?

Give it a month. However, if you're not seeing a benefit by two weeks, consider returning to your physician. Different people need different regimens. Never use an antibiotic as sole Rx for acne -- I trust you're also using topical benzyol peroxide or something else effective. Read more...

Does oxytetracycline actually help for acne? And does it remove acne marks

Not for scars. Tetracycline can control the development of acne and help in healing the ones there, but it does not do any thing for the scars/marks of acne. Read more...

Can I use oxytetracycline for back acne (backne) if yes, so when should I take?

Yes & Doctor assist. Yes, you can use it for back acne. 250 - 500 mg, 4 times daily. After 10 days to 2 weeks you should consult with a medical doctor to monitor your progress. Read more...

Hi, been on oxytetracycline for 2 weeks for acne and it's causing easy bruising on my body. Whys this? Thanks.

Could be reaction. You should go see your doctor and get some blood work done. Oxytetracycline, though not available for human use in the US, can cause blood disorder that manifest as easy bruising. Read more...

I go gym and I need to take my protein shake, but the doctor gave me oxytetracycline for minor acne, is it safe to take the protein shake? Contains zinc

Safe but useless. The "shake" is a complete waste of money. There will be very little absorption of the tetracycline for 2 hr after. If it works for you, take the tetracycline. But other prescriptions have almost completely replaced this because of better results. Don't believe any claims of any benefits for the shake:all lies. Eat good food. Read more...
Sure. Be sure you use topical benzoyl peroxide, retinoic acid or salicylic acid while you're on the tetracycline for the acne. I can't advise zinc as a routine supplement if you're not a vegetarian who needs complicated supplementation. Cheap protein power you buy on your own may be a better choice. Read more...